Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Revenue (now closed), County Grants, Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

Under our Improving Lives programme we have six priority areas which include Positive Choices and Employment and Training for example. If you would like to search on any of the priority areas please type the name of the priority area into the keyword search.

360Giving  In addition to publishing details of our grants on our website, we have been working with 360Giving to make data about our grant-making freely accessible.  This spreadsheet contains details of all the grants we have awarded from 2012 until December 2018, formatted to the 360Giving data standard. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to The Henry Smith Charity.

Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk

£6,000 | County | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one years’ running costs of a project providing advice, information and support to disadvantaged people in Suffolk

Citizens Advice Reading

£170,500 | Improving Lives | South East | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support for people who are vulnerably housed and help with financial literary in a deprived area of Berkshire

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn

£97,200 | Improving Lives | North West | Homelessness | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs and salaries of two Housing Support Advisors at a project providing holistic advice and support to homeless people in a deprived area of Lancashire

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Help at a Critical Moment
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice South Lincolnshire

£96,000 | Revenue | East Midlands | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a telephone helpline for migrant community members living in Lincolnshire

Citizens Advice South Warwickshire

£77,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a full time or two part time Outreach Workers at a project in Warwickshire providing advice, information and signposting support to older people living in isolated rural communities

Citizens Advice Staffordshire South West

£176,300 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two Mental Health Caseworkers at a project providing advice and support for people with enduring mental health issues in Staffordshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Citizens Advice Tadley & District

£8,950 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of an evening advice service for disadvantaged people in a rurally isolated area of Hampshire

Citizens Advice Tadley & District

£4,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of an information and advice service for people in a disadvantaged area of Hampshire

Citizens Advice Waltham Forest

£108,500 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of three Citizens Advice Apprenticeships to train young people to provide advice to young people in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

Citizens Advice Wandsworth

£177,200 | Improving Lives | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Foodbank Advice Service’ which supports service users in the London Borough of Wandsworth to tackle financial problems and access benefits

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

City Gate Community Projects

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of a Development Manager at a project that redistributes surplus food to organisations working with homeless and vulnerable people in Sussex

City Gate Community Projects

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Project Manager at a project in Sussex that redistributes surplus food to organisations working with homeless and vulnerable people

Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau

£83,800 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Welfare Officer to provide support for those in need of advice regarding welfare, debt, housing concerns, and consumer issues in Alloa

Claremont First Step Community Centre

£75,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and activities for disadvantaged communities in Blackpool

Claremont Islington Project

£105,000 | Revenue | London | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project that provides support, advice and activities for isolated and vulnerable older people from the London Borough of Islington

CLASP (Carers of Leicestershire Action & Support Project)

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Carers | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing advocacy, training, support and advice to carers in Leicestershire

Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO

£75,100 | Revenue | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Welfare Caseworker at a project providing housing and debt advocacy and advice to people at appeal and court hearings in Middlesbrough

Cliftonville Community Regeneration Forum

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three-night trip to a forest park for a group of disadvantaged children from Belfast

Cliftonville Community Regeneration Forum

£2,100 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to County Down, for a group of disadvantaged children from Belfast

Clock Tower Sanctuary

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing essential services to homeless people in Brighton, East Sussex

Clooney Estate Residents Association

£660 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards the cost of a day trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Londonderry/Derry

Clooney Estate Residents Association

£660 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Derry/Londonderry

Clydesdale Community Initiatives

£101,200 | Revenue | Scotland | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Group Worker and employability support for a vocational rehabilitation project for people with mental health needs in Lanarkshire

Coatbridge Citizens Advice Bureau

£66,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a part-time Welfare Rights Officer in Lanarkshire

Cobholm Primary Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Norfolk

Collingwood School & Media Arts College

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to Northumberland for a group of children with special educational needs from Northumberland

Collingwood School & Media Arts College

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to York for a group of disabled children from Northumberland

Colne Open Door Centre Ltd

£60,000 | Revenue | North West | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a community café and drop in centre for disadvantaged and/or homeless people in Lancashire

Comber Grove Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a four- night trip to Devon for a group of disadvantaged school children from the London Borough of Southwark

Communicare in Southampton

£10,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support services to disadvantaged people in Southampton